Vijayalakshmi (Kannada actress)

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Vijaylakshmi
Born
Vijayalakshmi

ResidenceBengaluru
Other namesVijaylakshmi, Vijayalaxmi, Viji
OccupationFilm actress
Years active1997–present

Vijayalakshmi is an Indian actress who has predominantly appeared in Kannada films, also Tamil and Malayalam films.[2][3]

Career[edit]

Vijayalakshmi was born in a Iyengar family in Chennai and did her studies in Tamil Nadu.[1] Vijayalakshmi acted in nearly 40 films in her career. She has acted in nearly 25 Kannada films. During her stint as an actress, she was recognized for her beauty and performance. She debuted in ace director T. S. Nagabharana's film Nagamandala. The first film of Vijayalakshmi was Nagamandala, based on a folk tale, opposite Prakash Raj. She acted in the Tamil films Friends along with Vijay and Surya, and Soori, of which the former was a big hit. She returned to the Tamil film industry again with the comedy film Boss Engira Bhaskaran, which became one of 2010's biggest successes.[4] In Telugu, she was recognized in the film Hanuman Junction.She has also acted in one Malayalam film with Mohanlal 'Devadoothan'

Television[edit]

She has also acted in quite a few Tamil television serials. She also was an anchor of the game show Bangarada Bete, produced by Radaan Media Works.

Personal life[edit]

Presently Vijayalakshmi is residing in Chennai,and has come back to Bengaluru where she had earlier pursued her studies. In 2006, it was reported that Vijayalakshmi attempted suicide by overdosing on sleeping pills after being harassed by an assistant director who wanted to marry her.[5] The decision came at the end of a difficult year for her in which her father also had died, but she survived and recovered thereafter.[6] However, in November 2006, she announced her engagement to actor Srujan Lokesh, with the wedding pencilled in for March 2007, after three years of dating.[6][7] In a turn of events, the engagement was broken off.[1]

Partial filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Language Other Notes
1997 Nagamandala Rani Kannada
Jodi Hakki Roopa Kannada
Ranganna Roopa Kannada
1998 Bhoomi Thayiya Chochchala Maga swapna Kannada
Maatina Malla Kannada
Poonthottam Sumathi Tamil
Punjabi House Malayalam Uncredited role
No.1 Chandralekha Kannada
1999 Arunodaya Shanthi Kannada
Dalavayee Kannada
Swasthik Kannada
Habba Seetha Kannada
Prathibatane Kannada
2000 Naxalite Kannada
Surya Vamsha Parimala Kannada
Devadoothan Sneha Malayalam
Mahatma Kannada
Durgada Huli Kannada Cameo appearance
2001 Friends Amudha Tamil
Kalakalappu Divya Tamil
Hanuman Junction Devi Telugu
2002 Prudhvi Narayana Telugu
2003 Ramachandra Tamil
Military seetha Tamil
Yes Madam Gayathri Tamil
Soori Devi Tamil
Jogula Shakunthala Kannada
2005 Kanakambari Nirmala Devi Kannada
2008 Navashakthi Vaibhava Kannada
Patre Loves Padma Kannada
Vaazhthugal Vennila Tamil
2010 Boss Engira Bhaskaran Nandhini Tamil
Thillalangadi Swapna Tamil Cameo appearance
2011 Thambikottai Tamil
Nannalla Kannada
2016 Kadha Solla Porom Amudha Tamil
2017 Meesaya Murukku Adhi's mother Tamil
2018 Fighter Kannada

Television[edit]

Suryavamsham (Telugu serial-Gemini TV)

  • Savitri
  • Chellamay (TV series) - Gayathri
  • Bangarada Bete - host (Udaya TV)
  • Vasantham - Akeela (Sun TV)
  • Mundhanai Mudhichu - Nandhini (Sun TV)
  • Vaazhvai Maatralam Vaanga - host

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c V Lakshmi (8 November 2010). "I'm a pure Tamilian: Vijayalakshmi". The Times of India. Retrieved 25 March 2014.
  2. ^ "ஸ்பெஷல்ஸ்". filmibeat.com. 5 February 2004. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  3. ^ "ஹீரோயின்". filmibeat.com. 5 February 2004. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  4. ^ V Lakshmi (30 October 2010). "Vijayalakshmi's back in action". The Times of India. Retrieved 25 March 2014.
  5. ^ "Vijayalakshm's suicide attempt shocking - Kannada Movie News". Indiaglitz.com. 24 August 2006. Retrieved 25 March 2014.
  6. ^ a b [1] Archived 31 January 2010 at the Wayback Machine
  7. ^ "Vijayalakshmi, Srujan Lokesh tie the knot". Oneindia Entertainment. 6 November 2006. Retrieved 25 March 2014.

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